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Housing Manager
  • Employer: Woking Borough Council
  • Reference: PEOP/22/205458
  • Published: Thu 21/07/2022, 15:03 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/08/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range £26,266 – £30,550 plus flexible benefits allowance of £1,781 and vehicle allowance of £2,600
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking, Surrey

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Housing Manager

Woking Borough Council’s Resident Services came back in house after 10 years of being outsourced to an external housing management and maintenance company. The delivery of these services is now managed directly by Woking Borough Council.

We are seeking a motivated, flexible and pro-active person to join our existing Housing Team. The role will involve managing a varied case load which is patch based, with varied stock types, such as temporary accommodation, sheltered schemes and general needs stock. The role will incorporate all aspects of tenancy management including anti-social behavior and estate inspections, assisting our Income Officers with arrears and working closely with our Repairs team.

Ideally the candidate will have experience in working within the social housing sector, however we will also consider candidates with the relevant transferable skills.

The successful candidate should also be willing to undertake any relevant Housing Qualifications.

The Council offers in return a generous flexi time scheme with the ability to take two flexi days a month, membership of the local government pension scheme, discounted health and leisure membership, plus many more excellent benefits.          

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.  An assessment may be required. If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further, please contact the Human Resources team.

A basic DBS is required for this role, assistance will be provided by the Council. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Peter Gartshore, (Housing Team Leader) on 01483 743494.